Read our 2017 Report Card for Herrera Beutler.
Herrera Beutler is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Herrera Beutler has sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
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Jaime Herrera Beutler sits on the following committees:
House Committee on Appropriations
- Vice Chair, Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government
- Member, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies
- Member, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies
Herrera Beutler was the primary sponsor of 3 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 5317: To repeal section 2141 of the Revised Statutes to remove the prohibition on certain alcohol manufacturing on Indian lands.
- H.R. 374: To remove the sunset provision of section 203 of Public Law 105-384, and for other purposes.
- H.R. 5065 (114th): Bottles and Breastfeeding Equipment Screening Act
We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if at least about half of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).
Herrera Beutler sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Health (28%) Transportation and Public Works (17%) Environmental Protection (11%) Animals (11%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (11%) Emergency Management (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%)
Some of Herrera Beutler’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 7194: Regulatory Certainty for Navigable Waters Act
- H.R. 7076: Oil and Flammable Material Rail Transportation Safety Act
- H.R. 6673: I-5 Corridor Cooperation Act
- H.R. 6161: To amend title 38, United States Code, to waive fees for Purple Heart ...
- H.R. 5317: To repeal section 2141 of the Revised Statutes to remove the prohibition on ...
- H.R. 4656: Fishing and Small Vessel Relief Act
- H.R. 3209: Protecting Military Honor Act
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S. 139: Rapid DNA Act of 2017
Jan 11, 2018. Passed 256/164.
This bill became the vehicle for passage of the FISA Amendments Reauthorization Act of 2017. The bill would extend so-called "section 702" government surveillance under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. The bill was originally introduced and passed the Senate in 2017 as the Rapid DNA ...
H.J.Res. 43: Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule submitted by Secretary of Health and Human Services relating ...
Feb 16, 2017. Passed 230/188.
Joe Biden never got the opportunity to break a single 50-50 Senate tie in eight years as vice president. Mike Pence has already broken two. One from last month has since become law: a measure allowing states to withhold federal Planned Parenthood funding. (The other ...
H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed 312/119.
H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed 218/208.
This vote made H.R. 2146 the vehicle for passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal currently being negotiated. H.R. 2146 was originally introduced as a bill to address issues with retirement funds of federal law enforcement officers and firefighters. ...
H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed 338/88.
The USA Freedom Act (H.R. 2048, Pub.L. 114–23) is a U.S. law enacted on June 2, 2015 that restored in modified form several provisions of the Patriot Act, which had expired the day before. The act imposes some new limits on the bulk collection of ...
H.R. 1324: Arapaho National Forest Boundary Adjustment Act of 2015
Apr 28, 2015. Passed 381/30.
H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
S. 1603 (113th): Gun Lake Trust Land Reaffirmation Act
Sep 16, 2014. Passed 359/64.
H.R. 4152 (113th): Support for the Sovereignty, Integrity, Democracy, and Economic Stability of Ukraine Act of 2014
Apr 1, 2014. Passed 378/34.
H.R. 325 (113th): No Budget, No Pay Act of 2013
Jan 23, 2013. Passed 285/144.
H.R. 1249 (112th): Leahy-Smith America Invents Act
Jun 23, 2011. Passed 304/117.
The Leahy–Smith America Invents Act (AIA) is a United States federal statute that was passed by Congress and was signed into law by President Barack Obama on September 16, 2011. The law represents the most significant legislative change to the U.S. patent system since the ...
From Jan 2011 to Dec 2018, Herrera Beutler missed 645 of 5,279 roll call votes, which is 12.2%. This is much worse than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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